<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Kids Camp]]> <![CDATA[General Camps]]> These camps offer excellent experiences in theater, visual arts, dance, music, creative writing, ceramics, photography and more for kids ages 5-18.]]> <![CDATA[Overnight Sports Camps]]> <![CDATA[Outdoor: Making the connection]]> With ready access to the outdoors in Colorado, making a “natural connection” may seem secondhand. But even here, kids are increasingly living structured and technology-heavy lives. Engaging in the natural world and enjoying unstructured play are said to be imperative to growth, a sense of wonder and development as tomorrow’s environmental protectors.]]> <![CDATA[Faith-Based Camps]]> Colorado summer camps that focus on religion. ]]> <![CDATA[Kids Camp Directory (continued)]]> <![CDATA[Faith-Based: A familial focus on faith]]> As summertime approaches, Maria Shupe and her staff at Highlands Presbyterian Camps and Retreat Center begin their preparations for the throngs of children set to arrive at their picturesque property in Allenspark.]]> <![CDATA[Beyond knowledge]]> Whether it’s learning pawn structure in a game of chess, executing an arm bar against an opponent on the mat or learning how to hunt for fossils with scientific tools, hands-on education camps provide kids with experiences as active participants in niche fields.]]> <![CDATA[Sports: Team, individual camps teach similar lessons]]> There’s a potential, fencing coach Scott Permer acknowledges, for parents to see individual sports camps as a little lonely.]]> <![CDATA[Performing Arts]]> Summer camps for kids that focus on performing arts. ]]> <![CDATA[Kids Camp Guide 2013 | Introduction]]> Spending time with positive role models, making in-person social connections, building new skills, developing new knowledge, being exposed to new activities — the list of pragmatic reasons for what children gain from camp is a pretty long one. But let’s take it down to the language of a 10-year-old: It’s fun.]]> <![CDATA[Performing Arts: Easing into the limelight]]> Bowing to thunderous applause from proud, camera-wielding parents may just seem like practice for young actors with dreams of Broadway, but for every child, healthy self-esteem is essential to future success. By creating a safe environment, performing arts camps work to cultivate this sense of confidence.]]> <![CDATA[Day Outdoor Camps]]> This camp is located 10,000 feet above sea level in the grandeur of the Rocky Mountains. The spectacular scenery of the backcountry base camp is the perfect site for your wilderness experience.]]> <![CDATA[Kids Camp Guide 2014]]> Kids camps boast a long list of reasons for why they’re a boost to your children. They’re a chance to make new friends and build bonds with their friends without a screen as intermediary. They provide an opportunity to dig deeply into a niche interest, whether it’s chess or archaeology or soccer.]]> <![CDATA[Day Arts & Crafts Camps]]> reality and fantasy this summer with your imagination as muse! Join our professional, friendly art instructors for a summer of art FUNdamentals. One- and two-week, morning and afternoon camps, with additional supervised care available. Grades K-11. Scholarships available.]]> <![CDATA[Day Educational Camps]]> We make technology education fun for kids. Explore LEGO robotics, advanced robotic challenges, movie making and video game creation in small classes with highly educated instructors. Our classes engage kids in age-appropriate, project-based activities that are fun, creative and imaginative.]]> <![CDATA[Overnight Outdoor Camps]]> <![CDATA[A daily dose of ‘vitamin G’]]> Research has found that children and young adults especially benefit from being active in nature.]]> <![CDATA[Sports Camps]]> Local camps that focus on sports.]]> <![CDATA[Special Needs]]> Camps for kids with special needs.]]> <![CDATA[Friending off Facebook]]> When I look back at the summers of my youth, I think of the smell of the outdoors, of canoeing and horseback riding, of archery and s’mores around a campfire with friends. In a word, I think of camp.]]>